Screening for type 2 diabetes in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea

Snelson, C.; Chandrappa, R.; Moudgi, H.
July 2007
Thorax;Jul2007, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p651
Academic Journal
The article presents information related to the risk of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in type 2 diabetes. A review of data of 156 patients with OSA diagnosed by polysolmnography showed that 114 patients were checked for sugar in blood and 16 patients already known to have diabetes. The review finally showed that patients with diabetes had higher body mass index, which indicates that the risk of OSA.


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